Candidates file financial reports
Candidates for the Third District seat on the Leavenworth County Commission have raised about the same amount money for their campaign war chests.
But incumbent Wayne Eldridge, a Democrat, outspent Joe Daniels, his Republican challenger $2,692 to $1,766 between July 21 and last Thursday, according to campaign reports filed Monday with the county clerk's office.
Filing of the financial reports is required by state law.
Eldridge reported contributions of $2,150 during the reporting period, as well as $800 in his campaign fund as of July 21.
Daniels reported $273 in his campaign fund as of July 21, and said he received $2,035 in contributions.
According to reports filed by candidates for the Second District county commission seat, challenger Hank Spellman spent more than three times the amount spent by incumbent Bob Adams. Spellman, a Democrat, reported expenditures of $2,478, while Adams, a Republican, said he spent $672.
Spellman raised $1,735 during the reporting period, and started with $1,380 in his campaign fund. Adams raised $1,250 since July 21, and reported $216 in his fund on that date.